Parachinar: Roof collapse during a wedding kills 8, leaves 30 wounded

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

18th Nov, 2020. 06:01 pm
Parachinar roof collapse

A tragic accident has taken place in Parachinar area of ​​Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where eight people including the children were killed.

According to police sources, Parachinar roof collapse has killed eight people and 30 other are wounded.

The incident occurred due to rood collapse of a mud house when a wedding ceremony was taking place.

District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) Parachinar’s Dr Qaisar Hussain confirmed that the facility received eight bodies, while at least 20 people are currently under medical assistance for their injuries.

Most of the victims included women and children who were inside the house for the wedding celebrations, the doctor said.

Soon after the roof collapsed, wedding attendees together with other local people of the area, rushed to the site to help the victims.

Area locals said eight people died on the spot, while the injured were immediately transferred to the hospital by the Rescue emergency service in Kurram.

Earlier, at least 13 people had been killed in separate roof collapse incidents in parts of Punjab.

Seven people, including five children, had died when three roofs collapsed in Tandlianwala. Heavy rain in the district weakened the roofs.

Two other people had received severe injured in the accident and were taken to a hospital in Faisalabad city.

Heavy rain in Faisalabad city had caused the roof of a house on Abbaspur Road to collapse, killing two children and an adult.

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